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Art Exhibition
When: Tuesday 2nd April 10:30am - Monday 29th April 4:00pm
Where: Fydell House, Boston

Art exhibition by local artists from Boston Art Group on display to view and purchase.
Mon/Tues/Thurs 10.30am to 4pm Weds and Fri 10am to 3pm.
Cafe open Weds until 2.30pm.





Monthly charity coffee morning
When: Wednesday 24th April 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Red Cow Fishtoft

All welcome £3 each eat cake and drink coffee/tea. Have a good chat with everyone. Raffle £1 per strip it all goes to a different local charity each month.





Local Farmers & Makers Market
When: Thursday 25th April 11:00am - 1:00pm
Where: St Mary's Church, Swineshead

Fresh fruit and veg, artisan bread, honey & eggs, sweet treats, jams, pickles & vinegars, crafts and more. Fresh Fish Van 11:30-12:30. Shop local!
St Mary's Cafe will also be open serving hot and cold snacks and drinks.





Boston College Open Event
When: Thursday 25th April 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: Boston College, Skirbeck Road, Boston

Open to School Students, Parents/Carers, Adult learners, Employers. Visit the event to explore course options from over 34 course areas including A Levels, Apprenticeships, T Levels, Vocational Skills training, Degrees, Adult Part time courses and much more. Speak to lecturers, current students, Learner Services and Careers Advisers. Book ...





Monthly Support meeting
When: Thursday 25th April 7:15pm - 8:45pm
Where: Ridlington centre Pe21 6hb

A warm and friendly reception awaits from a small group of people who have all been affected by baby loss in pregnancy, labour or shortly after birth. One of our members would be happy to greet anyone at the door, who is turning up for the first time. We understand the emotions of making that first step to these meetings.
Should you require ...





Blackfriars Comedy Night - April 2024
When: Friday 26th April 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

The warmth and natural stage presence of PHIL REID, ANDREW WHITE who performs all over the UK and KEITH FARNAN with appearances on the BBC and abroad.
Your MC for the evening is the laid back JON PEARSON.
Bar Opens 7pm, laughter starts 8pm.
Tickets £15.





Coffee Morning
When: Saturday 27th April 10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: St Mary's Church Frampton

Coffee Morning with fun crafts.

Contact Maria Freeman on 07787571107 - mfreeman257@btinternet.com






Flower Fetival
When:
Saturday 27th April from 10:00 until 15:00
Sunday 28th April from 10:00 until 15:00
Saturday 4th May from 10:00 until 15:00
Sunday 5th May from 10:00 until 15:00
Where: St Peter & St Paul Church, Wigtoft

The annual flower festival returns with stalls selling cakes, plants, bric-a-brac and crafts. Plus there will be refreshments available along with a raffle and tombola.





Beetle Drive
When: Saturday 27th April 7:30pm - 10:00am
Where: Brothertoft Village Hall PE20 3SW

Beetle Drive with Dunmores’ pulled pork rolls and a selection of desserts. Fun for all ages.

Contact Kate Phoenix on 07932618390 - kate@awphoenix.co.uk






Boston Marathon 2024
When: Sunday 28th April 8:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Boston

The Full Marathon starts at 8am from the Marketplace, the 10K at 8:15am from Central Park, the Half Marathon follows back at the Market Place at 8:30am and the Fun Run starts from Central Park at 8:45am.
This year’s theme is “Bomber County”.
Book a place in any of the four races or volunteer: bostonmarathon.co.uk





Monthly Cash Bingo
When:
Friday 26th April from 18:30 until 21:00
Friday 31st May from 18:30 until 21:00
Where: Sibsey Village Hall

Held on the last Friday of every month. Doors open at 6.30pm, eyes down at 7pm. £8 for all your cash bingo - 10 page main event and £100 jackpot snowball flyer. Prize bingo last man standing game and raffle as well as a licensed bar. All profits go to the Village Hall Charity Fund towards the upkeep and improvement of the facilities. Over 18s only.





Richard Digance 2024
When: Sunday 28th April 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

Richard Digance is BAFTA Nominated, a recipient of The Gold Award from The British Academy of Composers and Songwriters. A Sony Award winner and one of only three British folk singers mentioned in The Virgin Anthology of Songwriters for his contribution to comedy songwriting.
Tickets: £16





Spring Charity Bingo
When: Friday 3rd May 6:45pm - 9:30pm
Where: Drill Hall Main ridge West

A family charity prize bingo night raising funds for the sea cadets. Refreshments and raffle available.To reserve your place please email Bostonseacadets@live.co.uk
Go along and have some fun while raising vital funds.





An Evening of Spiritual Mediumship with Paul Humphries
When: Friday 3rd May 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Butterwick Village Hall PE22 0HT

Refreshments will be available on the night. Limited seats. Tickets £10. To book, contact Mandy on 07535638406. All proceeds to local Charities.





Farmers Market
When:
Saturday 4th May from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 1st June from 09:00 until 12:00
Where: Sibsey Village Hall

Held on the first Saturday of every month. A wide range of stalls including fresh fruit and veg, local meat, fresh Grimsby fish, bread, cakes and more. Hot and cold refreshments, breakfast baps or fresh waffles available to eat in the pop up cafe. Free entry. Keep up to date on Facebook or Instagram; Search for Sibsey Farmers Market





Pre-loved tabletop sale
When: Saturday 4th May 10:00am - 1:00pm
Where: The Beonna, Benington

£10 per table.
See thebeonna.co.uk for more.





Sleaford Road Outdoor Bowls Club Open Day
When: Sunday 5th May 10:00am - 2:00pm
Where: Sleafor Road Outdoor Bowls Club, Peck Avenue, PE21 8DH

All you need is a pair of flat shoes, bowls are provided. It keeps you fit, nice gentle exercise and no experience necessary.
No need to book - just turn up on the day





Village Yard Sale
When: Monday 6th May 9:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Swineshead

Annual Yard Sale throughout the village. Swineshead residents pay £5 to register their drive Visitors FOC but maps available to collect from South Street PE20 3JD on the day for £1

Contact Mark Capps on 07766 861492 - events@swinesheadvillagehall.co.uk






The Importance of Being Earnest
When: Friday 10th May 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

Best friends Jack and Algy have both created alter-egos to win the affections of their beloveds; but when will they stop being Ernest and start being, well, earnest?
Tickets: £17.00





Heissen Open Day
When: Saturday 11th May 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Unit 2, Love Lane, Sutterton PE20 2EU

Local family run business helping you to save energy. There will be free energy saving seminars throughout the day, a huge range of heaters on display AND fundraising for local Charities including a raffle with a cash prize. Free Food and Free drink will be available.





ABBA Sensation
When: Saturday 11th May 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

Making their first ever appearance in Boston and one of the best ever ABBA Tribute Acts having played to packed theatres and festivals across Europe.
A stunning stage show, combining costume changes, lighting effects and a faithful reproduction of the ABBA sound. Please note: They tend to sell out quickly, please book your tickets soon.
Tickets: £19.50





The George Chambers Memorial Road Run
When: Sunday 12th May 8:30am - 1:00pm
Where: Meeting at Smithy Farm, Swan, NG34 0JL

t’s that time of year again when the annual road run in memory of the late George Chambers takes place. The annual road run is approximately 20 miles and open to All vintage, classic and modem vehicles welcome, car, commercial, tractors and motorcycles.
Entry is £10 and registration information is available by searching for The George Cham...





National Fishing Memorial Day
When: Sunday 12th May 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: Boston Lost Fishermen Memorial near St Botolph Bridge.

Service for national fishing memorial day.





Tennis4all festival
When:
Wednesday 15th May from 12:00 until 15:00
Friday 17th May from 10:00 until 15:00
Where: Boston Tennis Club

Boston Tennis Club are organising a disability festival, offering a FREE taster session for a range of disabilities including; wheelchair tennis, walking tennis, visually impaired tennis, special educational needs (adult and junior) and active tennis therapy for people with long term illnesses or conditions. Get in touch with Will Mason for more information will@bostontennis.co.uk

Contact William Mason on 07455911741 - wjrmason@live.co.uk






Disney’s Aladdin Jr
When:
Thursday 16th May from 19:00 until 21:00
Friday 17th May from 19:00 until 21:00
Saturday 18th May from 14:00 until 16:00
Saturday 18th May from 19:00 until 21:00
Where: Blackfriars Theatre & Arts Centre

Disney’s Aladdin JR. is based on the 1992 Academy-Award®-winning film and the 2014 hit Broadway and West End show about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within.
Adults £14 | Under 16s £12 | Family £48





Kirton & Craft Food Fayre
When:
Sunday 19th May from 10:00 until 13:00
Sunday 16th June from 10:00 until 13:00
Where: Kirton Town Hall

A handpicked selection of local food producers and talented crafters. Enjoy a hot bap or freshly cooked waffle in the cafe area. Check out their Facebook page for full stall listings - it changes each month!





Grief is Love Tour with Medium TJ Higgs
When: Thursday 23rd May 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

TJ is well known for working alongside the late Colin Fry in many of his live theatre shows including The Three Mediums which was also with the late Derek Acorah. Her passion is bringing peace of mind and resolution.
Tickets: £21





Latin Music Night
When: Saturday 25th May 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Where: The Beonna, Benington

£12 per person.
Doors open 7:30pm Book online: the-beonna.arttickets.org.uk





Top Secret - Magic of Science
When: Wednesday 29th May 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

Fusing the mystery of magic with the miraculous feats of science. The theatre will be transformed into a real life science laboratory. A fast moving colourful family show filled with mystery, suspense and lots of mess!
Adults £12.00 | Under 16s £10.00 | Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £36.00





The Elton John Show
When: Friday 31st May 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

The Elton John Show is the UK’s newest and most exciting Elton tribute show to hit the stage.
Over 300 million records sold and a never ending back catalogue of incredible songs from Rocket Man to Tiny Dancer, The Elton John Show brings “Young Elton” back to the stage at his energetic best. Tickets: Premium Seats £25, Standard Seats £23





Made in Tennessee
When: Saturday 1st June 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

A taste of Nashville with Soul Street Production’s Made in Tennessee - A Night of Country Music.
Classics from Johnny, June, Dolly and Hank, legends like Garth Brooks and Carrie Underwood and modern musicians such as Kacey Musgraves and Chris Stapleton.
Tickets: Premium Seats £24, Standard Seats £22





Austen's Women - Lady Susan
When: Thursday 6th June 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

From the award-winning creators of Austen’s Women, A Christmas Carol, I, Elizabeth and more.
Based on Jane Austen’s first full-length work from 1794 and created entirely from letters.
Performed by Rebecca Vaughan and directed by Andrew Margerison.
Tickets: £16.50





Sibsey Summer Fayre
When: Saturday 8th June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Sibsey Free School, Main Rd, Sibsey, Boston PE22 0RR

The Friends of Sibsey Free School, supported by Sibsey Parish Council are holding a really special community event. With free entry and LOTS of free entertainment, everyone is welcome- you do not need to have a child at the school to join in the fun!
For more information check out the Friends of Sibsey Free School Facebook page. Proceeds go to the school.





Charity 80's Karaoke Night
When: Friday 21st June 7:00pm - 12:00am
Where: The Fuddy Duck Unit 7 Enterprise Way, Boston PE21 7TW

Looking for a fun night of Karaoke.... Well look no further! Get dressed up in your 80's gear and head down to The Fuddy Duck for a sing or just a few drinks with friends and family. All money raised will go to 4Louis-baby loss charity. The money will be used to fund a Cuddle Blanket at Pilgrim Hospital. This piece of kit will give f...

Contact Sophie Stringer on 07519635056 - sstringer19@hotmail.co.uk






One Night with Elvis
When: Saturday 29th June 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Tony 'Memphis' King returns to Blackfriars with his Elvis Tribute show, including the Jive Amour Dancers. ** Ticket Prices are inclusive of the 50p per seat Refurbishment Levy





Community Summer Fair
When: Saturday 20th July 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: The Biz, Enterprise Way, Boston, PE21 7TW

Community Summer Fair to raise money for 4Louis, a baby loss charity. All profits will be used locally. I’m hoping to fund a Cuddle Blanket at Pilgrim Hospital this year to give families the gift of precious time with their loved ones after they have passed. Lots of fun activities and games to get involved in, plenty of food and drink and lots of nice items to buy!

Contact Sophie Stringer on 07519 635056 - sstringer19@hotmail.co.uk






The 32nd Boston Classic Car Club's Annual Show.
When: Sunday 11th August 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Orchard Park Field, Hubberts Bridge, PE20 3QU

Last year they had over 500 classic cars, commercials, motorcycles, scooters and more. Trade stands, autojumble, charities, food and a bar.
Sarah Crabtree (ex Bangers & Cash) and Fuzz Townshend (CAR SOS) will be there. Live Music from The Dream Belles.
More details for entries and trade stand applications on Facebook or the website: bost...





Swinfest Music Festival
When: Tuesday 20th August 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Swineshead

A great family afternoon with music and more. Tickets are £5 in advance from the village shop, Antoinettes vintage shop, Donington or call Suzanne on 07799 888763 or pay £6 on the day.





Killer Rhapsody - A Night of Queen
When: Saturday 7th September 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

For over a decade A NIGHT OF QUEEN has established itself as one of the world’s most authentic tribute bands to QUEEN & Freddie Mercury. An enigmatic and dynamic spectacular royal evening of classics with a show running for over 2 hours. Tickets: £20





The Story Behind The Music Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
When: Saturday 28th September 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Where: The Gliderdrome

Plus DJ's Martin Topley and Kevin Johnson Early Bird Tickets up to 1st June £15. £20 thereafter. Profits split between Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and Boston Fire Station. To book, contact Mick Small on 07771 902358







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